Tim Seymour has over 19 years of global and emerging markets investment experience as a hedge fund manager, trader and in capital markets, across multiple asset classes.
Seymour looks at markets with a global lens focusing on economic, political and technical analysis to shape a bottom up view towards trading and investment. Seymour's investment approach and passion for markets has been shaped by spending significant time living abroad and investing through major market trends and transformations.
Seymour is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Triogem Asset Management, a hedge fund and wealth management firm formed in 2008. At Triogem, Seymour is the CIO and chairs the investment committee. Triogem's clients are both institutional and HNW investors focused on global investment opportunities and portfolio allocation via fund investment and individual managed accounts. Triogem has traditionally employed a bottom up, low volatility approach, that emphasizes stock picking and risk adjusted returns. Prior to Triogem, Seymour was a Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager at Red Star Asset Management (Moscow, New York), where the core strategy was a low volatility, multi-strat fund investing across Russia and the CIS.
Prior to his hedge fund career, Seymour was a partner and managing director at Troika Dialog, (now Sberbank CIB, Russia's largest investment bank). Seymour moved to Moscow in 1998 as Head of Fixed Income and was later appointed Global Head of Sales for all products. In January 2000, Seymour moved from Moscow to New York to found Troika Dialog USA, a full-service FINRA/SEC regulated brokerage firm and subsidiary of Troika Dialog Group where he served as President for four years.
Seymour started his career at UBS in New York, focusing on international credit (cash, swaps, forex) in a specialized hedge fund group. Seymour completed the firm's training program after graduating with an M.B.A. in International Finance from Fordham University. Seymour received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business.
Seymour founded EmergingMoney.com in 2009 to offer investors broader insight into the Emerging Market asset class. With a view that many investors need access to dedicated emerging market analysis and "investment education," EmergingMoney.com seeks to explain EM investing and to deliver trading concepts and market insights.
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